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Current Scholarships

Please note that our College Scholarship list is updated as scholarships come in, usually a weekly basis.  Please scroll through the entire list to check for new updates. For Senior announcements and scholarship info, join the Remind 101 GMHS Senior Announcements 2016-2017 group.

Seniors, as you receive academic and athletic scholarships, please bring a copy of the notification letter to Mrs. Davidson in Student Services by May 1, 2017. Scholarships are announced at the May Awards Ceremony and included in the total dollars offered the Class of 2017. In addition, the total scholarship dollars offered the Class of 2017 will be announced at graduation in June. You do not have to attend the college that offers you the scholarship in order for your scholarship to be included in the class total.

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    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 5/31/2017

    GOGO Charters proudly offers the National Scholarship for Immigrants and Refugees. The goal is to give hope to future refugees, immigrants and first-generation U.S. citizens in search of the American Dream. Scholarships are $10,000 per year for up to one academic year and can be used at any accredited public, private, technical college or university in the United States. A minimum of one award will be made each year.


    • First-generation U.S. citizens (born outside the US), refugees, or immigrants (legal documentation is not required)
    • Currently enrolled - or high school senior intending to enroll - in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university as a full-time undergraduate student. High school seniors intending to enroll are also eligible.
    • Short essay (presented in writing, or video or audio) explaining how scholarship would help you acheive your goals.
    • Most recent transcript showing GPA of 3.4 or greater.


    Deadline: July 5, 2017


    For more info and application, visit:

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  • Khan Law Firm Scholarship: Deadline- 08/01/17

    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 5/15/2017


    Khalil Khan and the other attorneys at the firm are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship to a student of their choosing.


    To qualify for this scholarship:

    • You must currently be enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a college or university in the United States.
    • You must be able to provide proof of current enrollment. If you have not received acceptance, you may still apply, but be sure to provide proof of acceptance and enrollment for the scholarship to be released. (ex. screenshot of grades, picture of acceptance letter, etc.)
    • You must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
    • Write an essay explaining your plans for your education. 


    The deadline for application submissions is August 1st, 2017.


    Qualifying students can apply here.

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  • RELIANCE DENTAL Bright Smile Scholarship: Deadline- 07/15/17

    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 5/15/2017

    The goal of the RELIANCE DENTAL Bright Smile Scholarship is to encourage better oral health among the next generation, promote the importance of regular dental checkups, and emphasize the overall health benefits of a healthy smile!


    To apply, students must create a poster or social media post to help us get the word out, and they must be certified by a dental office as practicing good oral health habits.




    DEADLINE: July 15, 2017

    WINNER ANNOUNCED: August 1, 2017


    For more info and application, click here.

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  • "Toward A Secret Sky" Essay Contest (all ages 12 & up): Deadline- 05/31/17

    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 5/8/2017

    The book "Toward A Secret Sky" is an adventure quest set in Scotland appropriate for ages 12 and up published by HarperCollins' school- and parent-friendly imprint Blink.


    To celebrate the release of the book, we are hosting a STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST to inspire the next generation of young writers. The winner will receive a $500 SCHOLARSHIP and A TRIP TO LONDON to walk in the main character's footsteps. The winner's school library will also receive a $400 book prize pack from the publisher HarperCollins.


    Students can enter by writing a short essay answer to the question "What inspires you?" by May 31, 2017.


    Full contest info can be found at:

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  • NCSU Balanced Man Scholarship: Deadline- 07/01/17

    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 5/8/2017

    The NC State chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is offering 4 one-time scholarships in the amounts of $1,000, $500, $150 and $100  to incoming freshmen men for the 2017 academic year!


    SigEp is a leadership organization that will award over $225,000 at 180 campuses across the country through the Balanced Man Scholarship this year. Our mission is to Build Balanced Men and our goal is to reward men who exemplify the qualities of a Sound Mind and a Sound Body, as we believe these are two ideals essential to leading a balanced life.


    To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students must submit an application by July 1st, 2017 and enroll, full-time, at NC State for the 2017 term. Applicants can apply online.


    Questions concerning the Balanced Man Scholarship or the transition to NC State, please contact:


    Applicants have no obligation to join or affiliate with SigEp to be eligible for the scholarship.

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  • Morrow & Sheppard College Scholarship: Deadline - 07/10/17

    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 5/8/2017

    Morrow & Sheppard LLP is a law firm founded by Nick Morrow and John Sheppard. Both partners are Houston lawyers representing clients with cases relating to maritime injuries, truck accidents, oil field accidents, and other types of civil and commercial litigation. It can be very difficult to pay for college, and the expense can be a heavy financial burden. Morrow & Sheppard LLP offers this legal scholarship to students starting their journey into college and to those intending to explore a legal career, as a way to provide financial assistance.

    The winner of this scholarship will receive $500 towards their education.  Any high school senior or current college student who is interested in pursuing law within the U.S. is allowed to apply.


    Deadline: July 10, 2017


    Morrow & Sheppard Scholarship Information and Application Process

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  • Raleigh Jaycees Scholarship: Deadline- 05/31/17

    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 4/26/2017

    Established by the Raleigh Jaycees in 2003, the following scholarships promote student achievement for those who have demonstrated “Leadership Development through Community Service.” Students must be nominated by an Administrator, Guidance Counselor, or Teacher from his or her current high school, or an Employer or Community Service Supervisor. Criteria include merit, character, leadership and community activities.



    1.     Raleigh Jaycees Leadership and Community Development Scholarship - Four-Year College or University Scholarship ($1000)


    2.     Raleigh Jaycees Leadership and Community Development Scholarship - Community College or Technical College Scholarship ($1000)


    Deadline - May 31, 2017


    2017 Scholarship Information


    Raleigh Jaycees - Four-Year College or University Scholarship Application


    Raleigh Jaycees - Community College or Technical College Scholarship Application


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  • Durham Bulls / Couch Oil Company Scholarship: Deadline- 07/17/17

    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 4/6/2017

    In partnership with the Durham Bulls, Couch Oil Company of Durham is pleased to offer the Couch Oil Cares Scholarship to four deserving high school seniors.  This $1000 Scholarship is available to students who have been accepted into either a four-year or community college and reside in a 12-county area surrounding the Triangle.  Recipients will be recognized at a Durham Bulls game in August.  


    Deadline to apply: July 17, 2017


    Couch Oil Cares Scholarship

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  • Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship: Deadline- 06/15/17

    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 4/6/2017

    Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program (1020 awards up to $2,500 each) for students who plan to pursue career or technical training. 


    Eligibility Criteria:

    • Have completed high school (or earned a GED)
    • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2017
    • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States
    • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA)
    • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
    • Be under the age of 30
    • Be a United States citizen


    Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient.


    The application is now available for students who will be enrolled in a post-secondary program in Fall 2017. First application deadline is June 15.


    For more information and application, click here.

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  • North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) Scholarships: Deadline- Various

    Posted by Stacy Davidson at 3/20/2017

    The NCCF offers about 150 scholarships every year.  Many are available to students throughout the entire state, and some may be available specifically for students in your home county!


    For more information and the list of scholarships, visit:


    Deadlines vary - Check often!


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